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comment Broken count error : linux-generic-pae : Depends: linux-image-generic-pae (= 3.2.0.37.44) but 3.2.0.37.45 is installed
Had the same problem but with linux-generic package depending on a specific version of linux-image-generic and linux-headers-generic, but a newer version to be installed caused 'Unmet dependencies' error. Solved it with sudo dpkg --remove linux-generic && sudo apt-get install linux-generic. Thanks!
May
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comment network manager says “device not managed”
I like the "alternative" method better because it allows you to later edit the network connection from network manager's UI, to specify additional nameservers, DHCP client ID, and 802.1x security settings, etc...
May
5
comment How can I perform an offline upgrade using Ubiquity on the installation disc?
There should be a way to obtain a list of additional packages that will need to be downloaded (both form ubuntu repositories and for other user-added sources) prior to performing an offline upgrade; so we could download all these packages on a different computer, and then make them available (by copying them on a removable drive, or across the local network) to perform the offline upgrade.
May
5
comment How can I perform an offline upgrade using Ubiquity on the installation disc?
So, if I correctly undestand, the problem is the "possible" existence of user-added repositories. But if there are no additional repositories, it should be possible to perform an offline upgrade, right? It will still be worth knowing the required steps to perform such upgrade, disregarding additional software that the user might prefer to upgrade later, manually, after the system has been upgraded.
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comment Recovering from 'grub rescue>' crash
The "easiest" way is not always the best way. I strongly disagree with all the comments that suggest using a Live CD; it's really very difficult to boot from a Live CD on systems that don't have a CD/DVD reader.
May
19
revised How to make folders like “System Volume Information” or “RECYCLER” hidden, just like it is on windows?
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May
19
suggested suggested edit on How to make folders like “System Volume Information” or “RECYCLER” hidden, just like it is on windows?
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answered How to make folders like “System Volume Information” or “RECYCLER” hidden, just like it is on windows?
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comment How to use https with apt-get?
So, if archive.ubuntu.com does not support HTTPS. Anyone knows of a server that does?
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